Home of several Ripley’s Believe it Or Nots, North Myrtle and Myrtle Beach are known for being a spooky tourist town. But just how spooky is it? For those who love chasing a thrill, or maybe even a ghost, you have come to the right place. There are many historic stories of haunted restaurants, homes, graveyards, and much more in the North Myrtle Beach area. Whether you are here during the spooky season of October where you can find many corn mazes and chainsaw thrilling haunted trails, or here in the middle of summer, there are a ton of places to visit for a nice scare. Here are a few of our favorite places and stories.
Alice’s Grave, Pawleys Island
While there are many tales about ghosts in Myrtle Beach, Alice Flagg has been one of the most popular since the early 1800s. Long ago, Alice fell in love with a boy that just wasn’t “ good enough” for Alice according to her brother. The boy proposed and gave Alice an engagement ring. However, Alice fell ill and never got to be with her lover. Her brother stole the ring that she wore around her necklace and threw it off into the marsh. Today, it has been said that you can see Alice sometimes walking around the cemetery at the All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, looking for her ring. The legend says Alice roams around in a white dress searching for her ring. To summon Alice, the legend says to walk around her grave backward 13 times while saying her name out loud twice. Some visitors even admit after doing this they felt a slight tug on their wedding ring.Continue reading “Haunted Places To Visit In North Myrtle Beach”